According to L’Équipe, France’s professional league governing body will move into new a new headquarters in Paris which will cost €127m. The president of the authority assured that the LFP had obtained the necessary loans from its banks for the operation.
The Ligue de Football Professional, which was formed in 1944, manages France’s professional leagues (Ligue 1 and Ligue 2) under the authority of the FFF. The current LFP building was bought under the presidency of Noël Le Graët, between 1991 and 2000 and its price is estimated today at several tens of millions of euros.
The current headquarters, located on rue Léo Delibes in the 16th arrondissement in Paris, would be rented for approximately one million euros per year – a future tenant has already been found. The LFP’s leadership announced at a general meeting on 8th June that it would be moving its headquarters to the 17th arrondissement in Paris.